goal setting, habit tracking, Healthy Habits

Using Habit & Lifestyle Trackers in Your Bullet Journal – How, What, and Why

Some of the questions I see over and over in online Bullet Journal groups and forums all have to do with habit, mood, sleep, and general lifestyle tracking in your Bullet Journal.  Common questions that are asked on a near daily basis are, “What do you track?”, “How do you track it?”, “Why/What benefit is there to tracking?”, and “Where do I start?”  I thought that it might be helpful today to talk about the things you might track, and to try and answer those questions

So, let’s start with the what.  What do you track?  Simply put, you track anything that you want to make, or break, as a habit, or try to see a pattern in. Let’s start with the most common, habit tracking. Continue reading “Using Habit & Lifestyle Trackers in Your Bullet Journal – How, What, and Why”

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It’s the Little Things…13 (Mostly) Little Life Changes that Make a Tremendous, Positive Impact

Lately I’ve been writing a lot about Bullet Journaling, in particular, my Bullet Journal, but this week, I wanted to shift gears a little and talk about some small lifestyle changes that can make a huge difference in your day-to-day quality of life.  I was actually inspired to write about this by this BuzzFeed listicle.  For some reason, it popped back into my “For You” feed even though it’s 4 years old, and I like to peruse this type of content to see if there are any small changes I can try to make in my daily routine to make life a bit easier.  I then looked through a few more listicles and realized that, hey, I actually do most of the things suggested – and a few more of my own.  So today, I want to share with you the things that I have found that not only make my life easier, but have given me an overall better quality of life too.

This is especially important for me as someone with Fibromyalgia.  Part of keeping flare-ups and the associated depression at bay is maintaining, and doing, these 13 things to make life better for me.  Hopefully, something in the following list will inspire and help you too!

Please note that if you suffer from serious mental illness or depression, nothing on this list will supplement or replace medication, therapy, and medical care!  If you need help, please – reach out.  If you’re suicidal, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255.

Now, on to the list…

Continue reading “It’s the Little Things…13 (Mostly) Little Life Changes that Make a Tremendous, Positive Impact”